Posted on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 11:37 pm
Port Jefferson Station, NY (May 16, 2019) – According to police, a man was either struck or clipped by a Long Island Rail Road train while riding a bicycle. The incident was reported to have taken place on Wednesday, May 15th, at approximately 6:20 p.m.
The accident occurred at the train crossing on Route 112 and immediately resulted in the presence of police and paramedics at the scene. Emergency medical crews promptly transported the injured man to Stony Brook University Hospital, where the extent of his injuries has been classified as non-life-threatening at this time.
Police have not been able to confirm the events that led to this incident, as the investigation is ongoing. No further information regarding the cause of the collision or the identity of the victim has been made available.
Bicycle Accidents in New York
New York bicycle accidents often prove to be fatal or catastrophically injurious, especially when the other vehicle involved is as large and powerful as a train, tractor-trailer, or bus. Before moving forward, we would like to extend our sincere sympathies to the victim of this accident as we remain hopeful for his full recovery. We understand that it can be terribly challenging for victims to focus on anything other than their physical recovery at this time. However, it is important to know that you may have substantial rights concerning financial compensation moving forward.
At Hach & Rose, we are here for you 24/7 as we have made it our mission to hold negligent parties and other irresponsible entities liable for the overwhelming pain and suffering that they inflict. If you have been hurt in a New York bicycle accident due to no fault of your own, please do not hesitate to call 212-779-0057 today.
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